Archives for February 2011

New Sewing Machine & Scrap Swap

So the big news of the weekend is that last night I went out and purchased the Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 855. I also picked up the quilters feet set and the extension table for my machine. … [Read more...]

05 – Sewing Machine Saga, Basting, Book Review & Quilty Updates

Thank you commenters! What I've Been Up To Commission Progress (Ribbon Quilts, Blue and White Lap Quilt) Basting Adventures Sharon Schamber Basting Tutorial Video 1 Sharon … [Read more...]

All Work and No Play….

Finished one of my commissions. Had to get this one done in between quilting the lap quilt. I love the way they turned out. Really had fun designing these two dog ribbon quilts. Can't … [Read more...]

Sewing Machine Saga

So last night, as I'm finishing two commissioned pieces my sewing machine decides it doesn't want to do buttonholes for me anymore.  This is a problem since my dog ribbon quilts need 5 … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday

Are you following the Block-a-Palooza that is being organized by Quilt Dad?  If not you are missing out on some fantastic free patterns!Two blocks a week are being posted and bloggers … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday Roundup

I've made some progress this week on commissions!  The big one is almost ready to be basted.  I need to really press it good again after being wrestled through the sewing machine for the … [Read more...]

04 – Patterns, Works in Progress, and the Fair!

I thank commenters for all the great suggestions and notes about my podcast City & Country Crossings Sent me Two great patterns and a selection of fat quarters from the Sew Mama Sew … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Friday – Technique Edition – Wholecloth Trapunto

Every time I go to a quilt show I see one or two wholecloth quilts and just stand there fascinated by the detail and patterns put into these one piece quilts.  It is a whole different kind … [Read more...]

Another Fabric Order!

So the past few days I wanted to order another jelly roll but what did I end up doing - ordering 2 remnant assortments from and some notions. They have this deal where you get … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday Roundup

Works in progress: Blue and White lap quilt commission.  I've got all the applique letters cut out and the strip piecing started.  Cut one strip set to see how many I'd get on each strip. … [Read more...]